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The Definitive Guide to Growth Hacking by Neil Patel & Bronson Taylor<p>The Profile of a Growth Hacker<p>As this new world of growth hacking comes to …

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A Strategist's Guide to Blockchain

The distributed ledger technology that started with the bitcoin digital currency is rapidly evolving into a crowdsourced system for streamlining …

Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

Quantum Physics

Silkworms were fed graphene to produce 'super silk' and it could be the future of wearables

Graphene just keeps getting better and better. The so-called super material – a one-atom-thick layer of carbon that has proven to be incredibly …

Nanotech

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Welcome to the Dark Net, a Wilderness Where Invisible World Wars Are Fought and Hackers Roam Free

Through the eyes of a master hacker turned security expert, William Langewiesche chronicles the rise of the Dark Net—where weapons, drugs, and information are bought, sold, and hacked—and learns how high the stakes have really become.<p>I. The Back Door<p>His name is not Opsec, but I will call him that …

He Was a Hacker for the NSA and He Was Willing to Talk. I Was Willing to Listen.

he message arrived at night and consisted of three words: “Good evening sir!”<p>The sender was a hacker who had written a series of provocative memos at …

Surveillance

Google says machine learning is the future. So I tried it myself

If deep learning will be as big as the internet, it’s time for everyone to start looking closely at it<p>The world is quietly being reshaped by machine learning. We no longer need to teach computers how to perform complex tasks like image recognition or text translation: instead, we build systems that …

Machine Learning

Climbing Everest in Virtual Reality Was More Powerful Than Any Video Game

This is virtual tourism meeting its most epic potential, the sort of project that really isn't for the players, but for the people.<p>Interstellar battles against war-mongering alien races. Sprawling, supernatural worlds full of magic and monsters. Alternative-history action adventures with all the …

Google's Project Ara Modular Phone Launches Next Year

After a year of near-total invisibility, Google’s Project Ara came roaring back yesterday, with the announcement at Google I/O that the modular phone …

Scientists made see-through wood that's stronger than glass

Researchers at the University of Maryland were able pull away color and chemicals from a block of wood to leave it impressively see-through. The result is a material that is both stronger and more insulating than glass, with better biodegradability than plastic. "We were very surprised by how …

University of Maryland

The deepest 3-D map of the universe ever made confirms Einstein was a genius

This theory, among other things, stated that the speed of light in a vacuum is the same for all observers, regardless of the source.<p>In 1915, he followed this up with the publication of his theory of General Relativity, which asserted that gravity has a warping effect on space-time.<p>For over a …

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This Nanotech Bottle Instantly Purifies Dirty Water

Dirty water goes in, clean water comes out. No waiting required.<p>Dip this new nanotech water bottle into a polluted river in India, or the sludge-filled Gowanus Canal in New York, and you can immediately start drinking. Nano-scale holes in the bottle’s filter let clean water through, while trapping …

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Robotics

Get 2GB Extra Google Drive Space Just By Checking Your Security Settings

Want 2 GB of extra space in your Google Drive account? Today, Google will give it to you for free, just for doing something you should be doing …

Less stuff, more happiness

Writer and designer Graham Hill asks: Can having less stuff, in less room, lead to more happiness? He makes the case for taking up less space, and …

Happiness

Big Bang: How the Universe was created

What created all the planets, stars and galaxies? BBC Future presents a four-minute animated guide to one of the greatest questions we’ve tried to solve.<p>“You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big space is,”said the author Douglas Adams. “I mean, you may think it's a long way …

Universe

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Google Maps now features elevation profiles for cycling routes

“Cycling is the new golf,” according to <i>CNN Money</i>. While biking has long been a combination of leisure activity, sport and a practical means to get around town, cycling has now turned into an event for business people to get together. According to <i>The Economist</i>, a growing number of city cycling clubs …

'Biggest dinosaur ever' discovered

<b>A new species of titanosaur unearthed in Argentina is the largest animal ever to walk the Earth, palaeontologists say.</b><p><b>Fossilised bones of a dinosaur believed to be the largest creature ever to walk the Earth have been unearthed in Argentina, palaeontologists say.</b><p>Based on its huge thigh bones, it …

The Microscopic Structures of Dried Human Tears

In 2010, photographer Rose-Lynn Fisher published a book of remarkable images that captured the honeybee in an entirely new light. By using powerful …

Sure, We'll (Eventually) Beat Cancer. But Can We Afford To?

Matt Herper’s tour de force article in the latest <i>Forbes</i> magazine suggests that companies and researchers are – perhaps – turning the tables on cancer using novel immunotherapies that are producing nearly unheard of outcomes even in late stage disease. The trillion dollar question: Can we afford to …

Brooklyn's Cold-Pressed Pitanga Juices

The juice craze doesn't seem to be fading any time soon—and one new business that caught our eye in particular is Pitanga Juices, which offers cold-pressed juices with some unusual ingredients. After founder Raquel Furtado was diagnosed with a thyroid condition 10 years ago, the Brazil native …